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Turtle Island Storyteller Gene Tagaban

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Gene Tagaban

Gene Tagaban

(Speaks in language)

I just said, “Hi”. My Tlingit name is Guy Yaaw’. I’m from the T’akdeintaan Clan, the Raven Freshwater Sockeye Clan from Hoonah, Alaska. I’m the child of Wooshketaan, Eagle Thunderbird Clan (L) in Juneau, Alaska. The original name of Juneau is called (L)”the place where the flounders gather”.

I’m the grandchild of a Thunderbird, (speaks in language). I am Tlingit, Cherokee and Filipino.